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Drown

'Drown' swims to major markets

21-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: US, UK, France, Germany deals for LGBT sports drama.

Crocodile Gennadiy

The Orchard acquires ‘Crocodile Gennadiy’

20-Apr-2015 | By

Steve Hoover’s documentary received its world premiere at Tribeca on April 16.

Fernando Coimbra

Fernando Coimbra to direct 'Burn Site'

20-Apr-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Solution Entertainment Group is packaging the psychological thriller for Wolf At The Door’s Brazilian director.

James White

The Film Arcade acquires ‘James White’

20-Apr-2015 | By

The Sundance Best Of Next audience award winner will open theatrically in the autumn as a campaign launch for Girls star Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon.

Baltasar Kormakur

CinemaCon: Studios urged to embrace local flavour

20-Apr-2015 | By

Walt Disney Studios’ evp of theatrical distribution Dave Hollis has encouraged exhibition and distribution to step up their partnership to ensure cinema-going remained the first choice of consumers.

Border Crossing

Cannes: Electric to sell 'Border Crossing'

20-Apr-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Dean Devlin’s international sales division will commence pre-sales next month on psychological thriller Border Crossing, based on the novel by Pat Barker.

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CinemaCon: Warner Bros, Imax extend deal

20-Apr-2015 | By

Round-up: IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros have signed a multi-picture deal to release up to 30 films through 2020. Separately, Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition unveils its live streaming platform this week.

The Lego Movie

Warner Bros shuffles 'Lego' pack

20-Apr-2015 | By

The studio has moved Ninjago back by a year from September 23 2016 to September 22 2017 in 3D.

Cannes: New Europe to sell 'Rams'; French rights sold

20-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Icelandic film to receive world premiere in Un Certain Regard competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Babak Anvari

XYZ boards Babak Anvari's Tehran-set horror

20-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Wigwam Films’ Under the Shadow underway in Jordan.

'Furious 7' records UK hat-trick

20-Apr-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Top three remains unchanged for the third week in a row; eOne’s Child 44 is the highest new entry with $755,000 (£505,422) from its 444 sites.

Dick Cook

Beijing round-up: Dick Cook financing leads flurry of deals

20-Apr-2015 | By

Former Disney chief Dick Cook’s announcement of the launch of Dick Cook Studios, with $150m in Chinese financing, was one of several deals unveiled at the Beijing Film Market (BFM), which wrapped on Monday night.

Arabian Nights

Cannes: Miguel Gomes' 'Arabian Nights' in Directors’ Fortnight

20-Apr-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Weerasethakul, Davies and Van Dormael also rumoured to be headed to parallel section. 

The Golden Era

Golden Era sweeps Hong Kong Film Awards

20-Apr-2015 | By

Ann Hui’s The Golden Era continued its awards sweep at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, winning five prizes including best film and best director.

Village Roadshow, Hairun extend production alliance

20-Apr-2015 | By

Village Roadshow Pictures Asia (VRPA) and Beijing-based Hairun Pictures have entered into a strategic film production alliance and unveiled a slate of five features.

UK's Sky forced to postpone Scientology doc

20-Apr-2015 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Sky Atlantic has postponed airing Alex Gibney’s controversial documentary, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, due to British libel laws.

Allen Zhu

China's Heyi Pictures signs partnership deals

20-Apr-2015 | By

Heyi Pictures, the film arm of Chinese streaming giant Youku Tudou, signed six partnership deals with content publishers and new distribution channels at the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) today.

Fast and Furious 7

'Furious 7' closes on $300m in North America

19-Apr-2015 | By

UPDATED APRIL 20: Universal’s smash action release, which this weekend became the studio’s biggest global hit of all time on $1.152bn, held on to North American pole position on $29.2m for a confirmed $294.5m after three weekends.

Amy Winehouse

Mongrel Media acquires Cannes entry 'Amy'

17-Apr-2015 | By

The Canadian distributor has swooped on Asif Kapadia’s anticipated documentary about the late Amy Winehouse, set to premiere in Midnight Screenings on the Croisette.

Thierry Fremaux

Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux talks 2015 line-up

17-Apr-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.

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Second 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser released Video

By Michael Rosser

Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew, as Han Solo and Chewbacca, are the first of the original cast to be glimpsed in the new teaser.

Macbeth

Cannes: surprises and no-shows

By Fionnuala Halligan

With titles yet to be announced (up to three for Competition) Thierry Fremaux has presented an artistic selection which feels fresh and new, even though it’s anchored by exciting auteur ‘names’ – Audiard, Haynes, Villeneuve, Sorrentino, Van Sant.

CPH PIX's Foley workshop

The sound of CPH PIX

By Wendy Mitchell

A Bob Hund concert and a Foley demonstration show Copenhagen’s embrace of sound work.

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards 2015 open for entries Video

The Screen Awards are back for a sixth year, celebrating the very best of marketing, distribution and exhibition in the film industry.

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2014 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2014

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen Filmart 2015 Day 3

Hong Kong Filmart 2015: Read Screen's Dailies

Get all the exclusives, reviews, features and screening times from the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (Filmart).

INTERVIEWS

Timur Bekmambetov

Timur Bekmambetov, 'Unfriended'

The Russian director of Wanted and the Night Watch takes a break from shooting Ben-Hur in Italy to tell Elbert Wyche about his producer role on a new genre he calls ‘screenmovie’.

CinemaCon

NATO chief: Netflix model ‘makes no sense for movie industry'

The Netflix model ‘makes no sense for the movie industry at large’, says John Fithian, president and CEO of NATO (National Association Of Theatre Owners) on the eve of the group’s annual Las Vegas convention.

Stephen FIngleton

Stephen Fingleton talks 'The Survivalist'

The first-time director talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca Film Festival world premiere and post-apocalyptic drama based on his 2012 Blacklist screenplay.

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Steve Hoover, 'Crocodile Gennadiy'

Steve Hoover talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca documentary on Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s work with vulnerable children in Ukraine.

Thierry Fremaux

Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux talks 2015 line-up

Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.

Genna Terranova

Talking Tribeca

As the 14th annual New York jamboree kicks off, Jeremy Kay talks to festival director Genna Terranova (main picture), Tribeca Enterprises evp Paula Weinstein (centre) and director of short film programming and initiatives Sharon Badal about their work.

 
 

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